Americans go to the polls today, Nov. 8, 2022, to vote in the midterm elections. On Being Heard: 2 Black Women, Coffee & Conversations, hosts Lya and Dana urge Black Americans to think about those high grocery and utility bills, how they had to keep pushing during the coronavirus pandemic and run, not walk, to the polls.
Dana James is an award-winning writer, former Des Moines Register reporter. Born and raised in Des Moines, Dana tells stories that center the lived experiences of Black Iowans and amplifies their voices. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism from Grand View University.